Mr. Tejas Karia is a Partner and Head of the Arbitration Practice at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas. He has wide experience in handling International and Domestic Commercial Arbitrations across sectors involving disputes relating to Oil & Gas, Shareholders’ Agreements, Joint Ventures, Construction and Infrastructure, Insurance, Real Estate and Private Equity. He has represented multinational and Indian corporations in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations involving major arbitration institutions like - LCIA, ICC, ICA, ICADR, RSA, ICDR and SIAC seated in India, Paris, London and Singapore.
He has been part of committee of Law Commission of India for recommending amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and also of High-powered Committee for Institutionalization of Arbitration in India.
He acted as Sole Arbitrator in an arbitration under ICC Rules having seat at New Delhi. He has been recognised as “Leading Lawyer in Dispute Resolution” by Asialaw Leading Lawyers, mentioned in Legal500, ranked in Chambers & Partners and listed as a “future leader” Who’s Who Legal 2018.
He is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, Vice-Chairman of Society of Construction Law – India, Director of India Branch of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has co-authored a number of publications on Arbitration.